ACS In The Community

ACS is proud to empower the Australian community in fostering an environment that creates world class tech leaders and innovators. We are passionate about shaping the next generation of tech talent, those that will lead us in shaping Australia’s digital future.

ACS made history as a professional association, joining the World Economic Forum as a member and advocating Australia’s digital agenda on the world stage. We are also helping more women and young kids have their say in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Whatever the challenge, ACS is there every step of the way, empowering the community to think bigger, aim higher and be more innovative in solving tomorrow’s problems.

Some of the initiatives undertaken by ACS for empowering the community are listed below.
ACS GISP Expressions of Interest Now Open

ACS had secured a 2-year contract to deliver the Gateway to Industry Schools Program for the ICT sector in Queensland building partnerships between schools and industry. Expressions of interest are now open to secondary schools and industry partners for the Gateway to Industry Schools Program (GISP) for the Information and Communications Technology sector in Queensland. Find out more.

ACS CEO Andrew Johnson on Supporting Innovation During COVID-19

ACS CEO Andrew Johnson was interviewed by Sky News on their program 'The Innovation Forum' where he shares his insights on how to support innovation during a crisis like COVID-10. Find out more.

ICT Educators Virtual Dev Series 

ACS released an 8 online events, ACS’ ICT Educator Virtual Development Series, to provide ongoing support to teachers and educators focused on using technology in  new learning environments. Find out more.


ACS proudly organised the #flattenthecurvehack to rally the tech sector to find solutions to problems arising from COVID-19. Over 2,000 competitors participated in the 48-hour hackathon over the Easter long weekend. Find out more.

Complimentary Professional Certification Assessment

ACS will be providing complimentary professional certification assessments to associate members until 30 June 2020. Find out more.

ACS releases Small Business Guide

Tips to assist your business in maximising working from home arrangements over a three-month timeline to help flatten the COVID-19 curve. Find out more.

Andrew Johnson interviews Senator Andrew Bragg

ACS CEO Andrew Johnson speaks with Senator Andrew Bragg about reviews into FinTech, RegTech and the impact of COVID-19 on Australian business. Find out more.